Supplementing diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy.
The process can cause cancer patients to lose muscle mass and become malnourished, leading to fatigue, a decreased quality of life and shorter survival.
Researchers believe that supplementing the diet with fish oil – which contains omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid – may help patients maintain or … full story
This episode of Can Fish Make my Child Smart, investigates this theory using experiments. A class of children have been tested to see if Omega 3 oil makes any difference to their scholastic ability. Free video clip from the BBC. full story
Recently, I have been following a continuing debate in the medical community about diet, and the amount of fat you should have in your diet. If you're a little bit like me, you wish that there was a magic pill that could take care of this, but nobody has that formula at present, and maybe we never will.
But some studies have shown a remarkable relationship between fish oil and weight loss,
and it doesn't matter which healthy diet you are following. … full story
Over 1 billion people rely on fish as their primary source of protein. Additionally, certain types of fish are rich in the essential omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. These essential fatty acids are woefully lacking in the American diet. Health authorities around the world are recommending higher intake of fish oil for the prevention of heart disease. The question arises - what is quality fish oil?
As a formulator of dietary supplements I have watched … full story
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes the body's own immune system attacking the tissue lining of the joints. This can lead to inflammation of the joints, which affects the surrounding muscles. As the result of inflammation, which causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in various joints of the body?
In rheumatoid arthritis, treatment, doctors generally prefer to use drugs. However, you have to face the potential side … full story
PREVENTION is always better than cure. If the cholesterol level is not well-controlled, it may lead to cardiovascular disease later. Excessive cholesterol in the blood will increase the risk of atherosclerosis and eventually lead to heart attack or stroke.
Fish oil is the richest source of Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Clinical studies have shown that regular intake of fish oil can reduce … full story
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